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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hats off to the class of 2013!

Congratulations to the class of 2013 from San Ramon Valley, Monte Vista and Del Amigo high schools. The Express wishes Danville's...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 5 comments | 5719 Views

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Beacon removed from Mt. Diablo for repairs

The Eye of Diablo is in serious disrepair after years of neglect. On June 11, repair crews removed the beacon from the summit...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by J.J., on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1334 Views

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Bay Area clerks' offices prepare for Supreme Court decision on Proposition 8

With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to make a ruling this month on California's ban on same-sex marriage, county clerks'...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:53 am | 2 comments | 1154 Views

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Be well, eat healthy

You are what you eat, as the saying goes, so luckily you live in a place where nutritious food is as close as your neighborhood...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Eva Traverso, on Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Audition now for WomenSing

Experience the joy of singing in a community of talented and dedicated women. Audition on June 10 for the premier East Bay...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Sometime Singer, on Jun 11, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council passes new budget, adds large improvement project

Danville officials approved the town budget and capital improvement project (CIP) for the 2013-14 fiscal year earlier this...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by kk, on Jun 11, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 7 comments | 1215 Views

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Local woman may be victim of frozen berries sold at Costco

A 62-year-old woman from East Contra Costa County was hospitalized with hepatitis last month and has since recovered. The...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Jun 11, 2013 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 1351 Views

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Danville man admits wire fraud, identity theft

A Danville man faces up to 22 years in prison and as much as $250,000 in fines after pleading guilty to wire fraud and identity...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Ept, on Jun 11, 2013 at 8:41 am | 1 comment | 1540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Female subject robs taxi driver Thursday morning

Police are searching for a female suspect in connection with the robbery of a taxi driver Thursday morning in Walnut Creek....

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jun 10, 2013 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 1008 Views

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Man exposing himself to female trail users in Walnut Creek area

A man has exposed himself to women on the Iron Horse Regional Trail in the Walnut Creek area six times since March, and police...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 10, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 1147 Views

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County health plan selected to participate in state insurance exchange

The state agency charged with organizing health care exchanges as part of the federal Affordable Care Act announced recently...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:42 pm | 18 comments | 2182 Views

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'Ode on a Grecian TurnUp' tackles Hercules, Greek life in zany play

"Ode on a Grecian TurnUp" is a zany play by Monte Vista High's AP Lit class in which Hercules attempts to rush a fraternity....

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by ben "head writer" shear, on Jun 10, 2013 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Deputy requests jury trial on misdemeanor charges

An Alameda County Sheriff's deputy is asking for a jury to decide a misdemeanor case against him for forwarding confidential...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Shame On Brian, on Jun 10, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 1179 Views

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5-year-old hits hole in one

Cale Ripley Coleman, a 5-year-old Danville resident might be the next Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson. A golfer since age 2,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Jun 7, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 1199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Lab asks 600 employees to quit jobs by June 13

The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory has asked 600 employees to consider quitting with applications for Self-Select Voluntary...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 7, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 4193 Views

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Thieves rush Livermore Outlets store, steal thousands of dollars worth of designer jeans

In a brazen daytime robbery, as many as 10 suspects rushed a Livermore outlet store and stole thousands of dollars worth...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 7, 2013 at 1:56 am | 33 comments | 3166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville Rotarians visit Nigeria

Local Rotarians traveled to Nigeria in May to oversee a large grant for supplies at a large healthcare event. Primary sponsor...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1119 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State calls Anthem Blue Cross rate increases 'excessive and unreasonable'

California's Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said yesterday that his department has found the latest rate increase by Anthem...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Matty, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:22 am | 34 comments | 8184 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek suspect in armed robbery

Danville Police are looking for a suspect in connection with the Thursday evening armed robbery of a Subway sandwich shop...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 4, 2013 at 12:44 am | 6 comments | 1223 Views

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Board of Supervisors respond to draft Plan Bay Area concept

Contra Costa County's Board of Supervisors believe the draft Plan Bay Area is a good first step in setting regional goals...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 3, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 27 comments | 12546 Views
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